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NI budgetary outlook for cycling is bleak

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The Department of Finance is consulting on Budgetary Outlook scenarios for the period 2018-20, in lieu of a functioning government. You have until 5pm tomorrow to …

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Comber Greenway widening project begins

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A £350,000 scheme to widen a three mile urban stretch of the Comber Greenway has begun in East Belfast. The Comber Greenway is a traffic-free link …

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Massive support for bicycle space at the expense of vehicles in Belfast

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81% of people in Belfast want more protected bike routes to make cycling safer, even when this could mean less space for other road traffic, the UK’s …

Belfast Bikes

Belfast Bikes makes a swing to the south

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A review of the popular but embattled Coca-Cola Zero Belfast Bikes scheme will see a major shift to the south of the city at the expense …

Scheme consultations and analysis

Cycling snub at the Transport Hub

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You’d hope that a £175M public investment in a Transport Hub to revolutionise city transport would mean a step forward for active travel in Belfast. Instead …

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Next generation bicycle parking arriving at Translink stations

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Translink seems to be on the cusp of making a significant investment in passenger bicycle parking facilities, by the look of developments at Holywood NIR station.

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Cycling Department struggles on without Executive

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The frozen political situation in Northern Ireland is affecting many aspects of public life and cycling infrastructure development appears to be slowing too.

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Date set for Ciclovia Belfast 2017

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The popular Ciclovia Belfast event, backed by Belfast City Council, returns to the city streets this autumn. Once more a mile of roads from Botanic Avenue …

Scheme consultations and analysis

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail

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A reply to the Department of Infrastructure in defense of Belfast city centre pedestrians Many thanks for your email of 5 July 2017. I’ve included the …

Guest & opinion articles

Cycling investment and the DUP Deal

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So the confidence and supply deal is done and the DUP have brought home the bacon – £1.5 billion for Northern Ireland in exchange for propping …

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